(Metro News) NPDO to intensify operations vs thieves this All Saints Day

October 11, 2009 8:42 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) NPDO to intensify operations vs thieves this All Saints Day 

MANILA, Oct. 12 — The Philippine National Police's (PNP) Northern Police District Office (NPPO) announced that it would increase police visibility patrols on all residential areas of Caloocan, Malabon, Navotas and Valenzuela to scare-off robbery syndicates planning to strike at empty houses this coming All Saints Day.

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Iran says Obama's solution to Mideast conflict "catastrophe"

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TEHRAN, Oct. 12 — Iran's Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said on Sunday a new plan proposed by the U.S. president as the solution to the chronic Palestinian-Israeli conflict is "a catastrophe," the official IRNA news agency reported.

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Israeli envoys to travel to U.S. over Mideast peace talks

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JERUSALEM, Oct. 12 — Israeli Prime Minister's envoys on Palestinian affairs Mike Herzog and Yitzhak Molcho will travel to Washington to continue discussions on the Mideast peace process later this week, said a statement issued by the Prime Minister's Office on Sunday.

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Syrian-Iraqi tension dominates atmosphere ahead of meeting on Iraq

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SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt, Oct. 12 — Syrian-Iraqi tension dominated preparations for the sixth meeting of interior ministers from countries surrounding Iraq to be held in the Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheikh on Monday and Tuesday.

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Clinton considers devolution of justice powers essential milestone

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LONDON, Oct. 12 — U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said on Sunday that the devolution of justice powers was an essential milestone.

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Abbas: No peace talks before Israel gets back on track

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RAMALLAH, Oct. 12 — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Sunday ruled out restarting peace talks with Israel unless Israel commits itself to a series of basic requirements.

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Yemeni army kills 28 rebels in clashes

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SANAA, Oct. 12 — Yemeni army said Sunday it killed 28 Shiite rebels in clashes in northern Yemen, the ruling People's Congress Party said on its website.

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Kuwait reaffirms support for unified Gulf currency

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KUWAIT CITY, Oct. 12 — Kuwait on Sunday reiterated its support for the creation of a unified currency among members of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), as target dateline for that ambition is drawing near but limited progress has been achieved so far.

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Former rebel leader says Iran funds Houthi insurgents in Yemen

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SANAA, Oct. 12 — A former leader of Shiite rebels in northern Yemen said Iran funded the group's rocket purchases and trained fighters in Saada, the ruling People's Congress Party said Sunday on its website.

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Haiti, UN begin analysis of Friday's deadly air crash

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HAVANA, Oct. 12 — Experts from the Haiti government and the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (Minustah) on Sunday began investigating the causes of Friday's air accident that killed 11.

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